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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinal_muscular_atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), also called autosomal recessive proximal spinal muscular ..... SMA children do not differ from the general population in their behaviour; their cognitive development can be slightly faster, and certain aspects of ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/sma.html

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) makes it difficult for a child to move around, walk, or breathe. Although there is no cure, therapy and other treatments help ...

www.mda.org/disease/spinal-muscular-atrophy/signs-and-symptoms

Children who have noticeable SMA symptoms at or shortly after birth usually are very weak, have difficulty breathing, sucking and swallowing, and never reach ...

www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/spinal-muscular-atrophy-sma

Learn about the Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Program at Boston Children's Hospital.

www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/fact_sheets/Spinal_muscular_atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease that affects motor nerves. When we want to move our body, motor nerves send the message from our brain  ...

www.smasupport.com/laymen_version.htm

SMA is a muscular disease passed on genetically to children by their parents. You can not "catch" SMA by being around someone who has it. It is a "Recessive"  ...

www.ucsfbenioffchildrens.org/conditions/spinal_muscular_atrophy/signs_and_symptoms.html

Each child with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) may experience symptoms differently. There are three main types of SMA, which are defined by their symptoms ...

www.curesma.org/documents/support--care-documents/understanding-sma.pdf

SMA CARE SERIES - Understanding Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). 6. Children with SMA type I will experience weakness of the muscles used for breathing ...

www.nemours.org/service/medical/spinal-muscular-atrophy-sma.html?location=nccjacksonville

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in children is a genetically based (inherited) neuromuscular disease that disrupts the ability of nerves to communicate with ...